The Office of Admission is eager to engage with you!

We are looking forward to welcoming you to campus and sharing more about the Occidental experience. Campus visits and on-campus information session registration is open! Information about Oxy and the self-guided tour route are available at Collins House, Office of Admission. Please note that all visitors to the College are required at check-in to show proof of full COVID vaccination, or evidence of a negative COVID test within 72 hours of their visit. All visitors must wear masks at all times.

You can start getting a feel for the College virtually by taking a look around campus and joining us for a virtual information session. We hope that you will explore all of the resources available to you on this page!

Campus visit

Campus Visit

Campus visits and on-campus information session registration is open! Guided tours are available at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. PDT each weekday, along with select weekend tours. Advance registration is required! Students and families must check in at Collins House with proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result prior to exploring campus.

Campus visitor smiles and poses for a photo with Oswald, Oxy's mascot, in front of full view of Thorne Hall and visitors

Explore Occidental: Fall Preview Days

Spend Monday, October 11 or Friday, November 12 with us on campus! Prospective students and their families are invited to attend student and faculty-led discussions, tour campus, and learn what it means to be an Oxy Tiger! Students and families must check in with proof of vaccination.

A student with headphones looks at her laptop while lying on the quad in front of Gilman Fountain

Virtual Events

Join admission counselors and current Oxy students for live, themed panel conversations exploring academics, student life, and the admission process.


Virtual Information Session

This live session will be conducted by an admission officer who is joined by two current students for Q&A. There is also a pre-recorded information session that you can watch anytime. Prospective students, along with school and CBO counselors, are encouraged to attend!

Student tour guide in orange T shirt leads visitors through green spaces at Oxy along a sidewalk

Self-Guided Tour

Walk around campus at your leisure, using this guide to direct you as you read about our rich heritage, intellectual community, academic programs and on- and off-campus opportunities. Visitors must check in at Collins House with proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result prior to exploring campus. Para descargar la autoguiada en español, oprima aquí.